Interventional Radiology Theatres Staff Nurses Job at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – Nottingham

Band 5

Main area

Interventional Radiology Theatres


Band 5


Permanent: Full time/Part time


Full time

Part time

37.5 hours per week (4 sessions per week full time various sessions for part time)

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£25,655 – £31,534 per annum

Salary period



14/08/2022 23:59

Job overview

Due to an expansion in our service and the addition of another theatre there are registered nurse posts available in Interventional Radiology Theatres on the QMC campus.

As a Registered Nurse in Interventional Radiology Theatres you will be responsible for supporting your line manager in delivering safe and high quality nursing care to our patients who are undergoing interventional procedures. The ideal candidates must be a team players, who are flexible, adaptable and with the drive to go that extra mile for our patients.

With an excellent senior nurse team in place we are able to offer a supportive learning environment; you will receive a comprehensive induction programme supported by experienced members of the team and an 8 week supernumerary period.

The service is currently Mon-Fri plus late cover and an on call service for out of hours.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

Work alongside radiologist as a “scrub nurse” with invasive radiological procedures such as angioplasty, embolisation, stenting and biopsies.

Provide pre and post-operative care in recovery and supporting interventional work in CT and ultrasound.

Demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills.

Be an effective role model and provide regular excellent clinical care.

Ensuring a safe environment is maintained.

Develop individualized care plans based on each individual patient’s condition.

Ensure that the all nursing activities are carried out in accordance to individual patient care plan.

Maintaining accurate documentation.

Ensuring infection prevention policies are maintained.

Working for our organisation

Nottingham University Hospitals is now one of the biggest and busiest acute Trusts in England. The Trust is made up of Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham City Hospital and Ropewalk House, employing 13,000 staff.

Nottingham is a vibrant University City we are offering an opportunity for registered nurses to join our friendly and welcoming teams in Interventional Radiology Theatres. We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills if you are a passionate nurse looking to work in a diverse and stimulating environment, this is the place for you. We are keen to encourage your development in line with Trust policy and working in new ways.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Job specific:
To work flexible hours – particularly covering a late finish, and providing an out of hours on-call nursing service, as required by the department to meet the needs of providing patient care.

To participate in the “link nurse” programme i.e. Diabetic and Infection Control.

Have an understanding of local safety rules, protective clothing and equipment, (including wearing a lead apron for several hours at a time,) with regards to working in an area using radiation.

Following a protocol for Radiology, nurses are required to administer IV sedation to patients undergoing specific procedures, such as Mechanical Thrombectomy, Transjugular liver biopsies, PTC’s (Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram) and Radiological Inserted Gastrostomy.

To assist the Radiologist as “scrub nurse” with invasive radiological procedures such as angioplasty, embolisation, stenting and biopsies.

To perform post procedural care and observations on the sedated patient.

Take on the Co-Ordinator’s role (as per rota), by being responsible, with Sisters’ support, for the daily running of the Interventional Radiology Theatres – coordinating procedure lists, allocating staff and making any necessary changes to patient lists in consultation with the Radiographers and Radiologists.

To be responsible for maintaining pharmacy stock within the Department.

To work in other areas of the Department as required, ie CT, MRI, Bariums and Ultrasound.

Please read detailed Job description and Person specification and Please note for this role a current NMC pin number is required.

Person specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential criteria

Registered Nurse

Desirable criteria

Degree in relevant studies


Essential criteria

Experience of delivering nursing care to a group of patients Supervision of non registered staff and students

Desirable criteria

Previous experience in an NHS acute hospital


Essential criteria

Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills Demonstrate basic IT skills

Desirable criteria

Demonstrate Computer literacy & use of IT skills – e.g. e-mail, Excel, PowerPoint and Word Demonstrate evidence of providing teaching sessions Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team

Assessment skills

Essential criteria

Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, deliver, prioritise and evaluate patient care nurse role

Desirable criteria

Demonstrates knowledge of current issues related to Nursing/ NHS.


Bring your whole self to work for us at NUH. We love diversity and we value your difference, your unique skills, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our people may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in delivering world class healthcare to the diverse patient populations we serve.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are currently under-represented at NUH.

Covid-19 vaccination: remains the best way to protect yourself, family, colleagues and our patients/service users from the Covid-19 virus. We continue to encourage our current and potential colleagues to get vaccinated. For helpful advice and information about the Covid-19 vaccination and how to access visit: https://nottsccg.nhs.uk/covid-19/covid-19-vaccinations/

Closing Dates: Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Communication: All communication related to your application will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly.

Easy read application: if you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, you can apply via our easy read application which you can find on the intranet https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/easy-read-job-application

Salary: The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

Disability Confidence: All applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted.

At Risk of redundancy: NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

Skilled Workers Visa: We welcome applications from individuals who require a skilled worker visa in line with the Home Office regulations. NON-UK/NON SETTLED candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably qualified and skilled UK/SETTLED candidate is successful at interview stage as it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements

ID and Right to work checks: NUH authenticate all ID and right to work documentation such as passports, visa’s and driving license through a system called Trust ID. NUH will scan your ID and right to work documentation in to the Trust ID system at your face to face ID appointment. The system will run a check against the key security features within your documentation. The system will provide us with an outcome of your check which will be stored securely on your personal file along with all other pre-employment check documentation.

Transfer of information: If I have previous NHS service – I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts. I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH.

Disclosure and Barring Service: Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incur a cost dependent on the level of check required (£41.90 for enhanced and £21.90 for standard). I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.

About the Company

Company: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust –

Company Location:  Nottingham

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